Why ‘rake’ is such a big design trend in F1

The concept of rake in Formula 1 car design was pioneered by Red Bull, and now almost every team on the grid has followed the team’s lead. In the latest episode of our ‘How an F1 car works’ series, Giorgio Piola and Jake Boxall-Legge explain the advantages of the concept, and why Mercedes appears to be the only team that isn’t committed to designing its car around such a set-up